Rowan Legal
  • karnikova@rowan.legal

At ROWAN LEGAL, Karolina is part of the team focusing on corporate law and M&As. Furthermore, her expertise includes legal advisory in real estate, and banking and finance, and she also has experience with international dispute resolution.

Before joining ROWAN LEGAL, she worked for a major international law firm, where she gained extensive experience in transactional practice (international and local). During her practice, Karolina has provided comprehensive acquisition advice to a number of leading Czech and international clients. She also has experience with transformations of business corporations. Apart from her M&A and corporate law practice, Karolina worked temporarily in the Middle East, where she joined an international team of lawyers analyzing cross-border financial transactions evading economic sanctions, and money laundering regulations.

Karolina is a graduate of Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, in Brno, and is currently studying Economics at Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration.

She provided legal advice to a private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of a stake in an educational group operating, among other places, in the Czech Republic.

She participated in the sale of the Czech and Slovak branches of a multinational group operating in gas production, technologies and services for industry and healthcare.

She provided legal advice to a global player in the automotive industry in connection with assessment of the legal aspects of its Czech branch for the purpose of listing the company on the Asian stock exchange.

She participated in analyzing cross-border financial transactions evading economic sanctions and money laundering regulations for clients in the Middle East.

She took part in preparing submissions in international commercial and investment arbitrations.

She provided legal advice in the field of cross-border waste shipments.

She provided legal advice to major shopping centers in the Czech Republic, especially in matters of relations with tenants and other everyday matters.

She participated in the liquidation of several companies.

As part of the litigation practice, she also provided legal advice in a number of corporate-related disputes (invalidity of resolutions of a General Meeting, squeeze-out compensation, breach of SHA obligations, etc.) and in the field of competition law.

Currently, she provides comprehensive acquisition legal advice to major domestic and foreign companies and private equity investors, and long-term corporate advice to companies in the private sector.

Education

Institution: Charles University, Faculty of Law in Prague

Period: 2013-2018

Field of studies: Law

Institution: Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Period: 2014-2015, 2020 – present

Field of studies: Economics

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL, Law Firm Ltd.

  • Position: Junior Lawyer (09/2020 – present)
  • Period: (09/2020 – present)

Organization: Squire Patton Boggs, Law Firm

  • Position: Associate / Legal Trainee
  • Period: (08/2018 – 08/2020)

Organization: Squire Patton Boggs, Law Firm

  • Position: Law Clerk / Legal Assistant
  • Period: (09/2016 – 04/2018)